Went back into my MEH File (where I keep files I never did anything with) and found this. I had a cheap shop light lying around and wanted to make a pulley fixture to hold it. I think I will even keep the shade. I will paint the next one to look like Cast Iron. Just wanted to test it out and see if I even liked it. Put an Edison bulb in it I kinda like the look.
Yes, the wheel turns to raise and lower the light.
6 boards of 1/8" MDF - only because I made the pulley wheels true to scale. Could be smaller I guess…What do you think?
Is the tension from the lamp’s cord, or from the wheel itself? Obviously you trust that that light only moves when you want it to. Can’t wait to see it “finished”, and the bigger it is, the further away from the wall it is, creating more area for the light to get to, so it’s also very functional!
Yeah. I designed the wheel so that the cord friction fits in the channel. There is a pin on the base that holds the cord so that it doesn’t stick out too much from the wall. Just pull it out and adjust. I agree on the bigger part. Kinda happy with it the way it looks.